A loan of $425 helped to buy phone cards.


Ethemie Christine's story

Ethemie Christine O. is 34 years old, single, and the mother of two children, aged 12 and 17. In 1995, she opened her phone booth. With this loan, she intends to buy phone cards from operators Warid and MTN, as well as to phones, in order to bolster her business.

She ambitions to open her own phone store and a clothing boutique, as well as to travel to import products. She also wants to help her family in the business, and build a house for her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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